Know Your Stars: Football gem Otto remains focused till the final destiny

Footballer Daniel Otto, 20, has an unfulfilled vision at hand.

Orphaned at four years old, Otto’s life journey has been a roll-coaster trend of fortune, committed displays and continued hard work.

Born and raised in Luzira, a Kampala city suburb, Otto has since childhood remained committed to achieving the intended set targets in life.

I lost my parents quite early in life but this has never stood in-between in way to working hard and work to reach my missions.

Daniel Otto’s calmness off the playing field is a complete reciprocal once on the playing turf

The fourth born of the family of six siblings was inspired to play the beautiful game by an older brother.

Till that time when he was still in primary school at Amka primary in Luzira, he has not looked back.

I will keep focused because I have it at the back of my that I will become a top professional one day.

Otto has already tasted the Uganda U-20 and U-23 call ups and at the right timing, he is patiently waiting for the national team calling.

He is a proud winner of the CECAFA Nile basin tournament with Sports Club Victoria University and the national post primar championship (Copa Coca Cola).

The midfielder cum center forward admires Spanish Sergio Busquets and Victor Wanyama, Kenya Harambee Stars’ skipper.

Between now and then, the world eagerly awaits Otto’s committement to the intended final destination in life.


Full names: Daniel Otto

Father: Boaz Estermo (Deceased)

Mother: Hello Ayo (Deceased)

Date of Birth: 23rd September 1996

Place of Birth: Luzira

Education: Amka Classic, Luzira (Primary), Buddo S.S (S1-S3), Kibuli S.S (S4- S.6), MUBS (Current  Diploma student of Procurement and Logistics Management )

Football Journey: Destiny Football Academy, Kireka United, SC Victoria University, African Lyon (Tanzania)

Toughest Opponent: Joseph Ochaya

Strong foot: Right foot

Strong points: Dribbling and shooting

Achievements: Winner, CECAFA Nile Basin tournament, Winner Copa Coca Cola championship (2009 with Buddo S.S), Being summoned to the national U-20 and U-23 sides.

Best Dish: Rice, Meat, Posho with passion fruit juice

Role Models: Victor Wanyama and Sergio Busquets

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